Review: Linode

Posted on Tue 07 December 2010 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, hosting, linode, linux, reviews, webfaction • 4 min read

Well, after many years of posting my nonsense on the internets, I have finally made the transition from shared hosting to a VPS. This last week, I migrated this site over to a Linode VPS, and I must say that the whole experience has been pretty painless.

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Meet our new Q&A community site - WebFaction Blog

Posted on Tue 16 November 2010 in Dispatches • Tagged with business, hosting, support, webfaction • 1 min read

My web host has just introduced a new Q&A site based on the Stack Exchange model. Looks like a slick way to get help that’s a major improvement over the old forums. Webfaction support has always been stellar, and I expect this to be a very useful addition …


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And I’m Back

Posted on Mon 02 June 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with announcements, downtime, webfaction • 2 min read

Those of you who read this site via RSS probably wouldn’t have noticed, but this site had some unexpected downtime this last weekend. My webhost, the always wonderful Webfaction, uses The Planet for at least some of their datacenter services, however there was a nasty hardware failure at the …


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